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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

SCOTUS Hears Arguments on "Victim Buttons"

Today the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether a crime victim's family has the right to sit in court wearing buttons with pictures of the victim. The accused murderer's conviction was thrown out because the buttons may have had a prejudicial effect on the jury. Listen to commentary on NPR.org. . . [Michele Berry]

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